Tag: research

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Greenpeace Research Finds a 5 Percent Plastic Recycling Rate for the United States

October 26, 2022

Via: Waste360

Greenpeace research estimates that only around 5 percent of the plastic waste produced in the United States in 2021 was recycled. In total, 51 million tons of plastics were discarded by Americans during the year, and 95 percent of that […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

FHWA announces proposed framework for reducing transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions

July 11, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would Assist states and municipalities in tracking and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the announcement would […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

Country’s first curved steel tubular bridge under construction

January 11, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The first curved steel tubular flange girder bridge in the United States is under construction along Interstate 95 in southeastern Pennsylvania. Steel plate flanges have long been the standard for most curved girder bridges as well as most straight bridges. […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Commercial Scale Plastic Waste to Fuel & Oil Tech Firm Open Technology HQ in London

October 26, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

Plastic Energy Limited, a company with a process to recycle plastic waste into alternative fuels and oil, has set up its Technology HQ a London with the aim of establishing a global business. The company explained that it has developed […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

£20 million Plastics Research and Innovation Fund to Increase Reuse & Recycling

June 22, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

A £20 million fund has been launched in the UK to explore new ideas and innovations that can bring changes in the plastics manufacturing industry and increase reuse and recycling as part of a move to a more circular economy. […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Interactive Map – World’s Most Wasteful Countries

January 5, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The average household produces more than a tonne of waste every year – and it’s during the festive period that we waste the most, according to E-Card firm Eco2 Greetings. In fact, the company said that over Christmas we create […]

Public Transport

Make Yourself Heard on Transit Research Priorities

August 9, 2016


As the public’s preference for more multi-modal transportation options continues to grow, the Federal Transit Administration is at the forefront of improving public transportation connections for America’s communities. With advances in technology changing how people access rides, we are using […]

Featured, Health & Insurance

Science hopes to cure bad teeth with regenerative biomaterials

August 1, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Many of us are reluctant to go to the dentist even as grownups – as irrational as it might seem, the fear of the dental surgeon still lurks on the back of our minds. Although dental treatment has progressed in […]